In the interest of keeping cool this summer, we’ve put together a list of the hottest products out right now. From smartphones to e-readers and everything in between, there’s no time like the present to re-up that post-spring-cleaning stash. So grab a popsicle or a cold one and dive in — the water’s just right.
Of all the seasons when you could have bought a new camera, you had to pick summer? When the sun casts its harshest shadows, when thieves go wild over tourists with Lowepros, and when springtime puddles are still such a heavily neglected subject on Twitpic? Oh well, since you’re here, our topic for today is cameras that cost a bit of money — specifically, $199 and up — but which murder camera-equipped phones on every spec that matters. Perhaps the only area in which the latest smartphones can still contend with our choices is wireless connectivity for the quick sharing of pictures, but as you’ll see, dedicated cameras are catching up in that department too. Enough chatting, let’s get to the picks that wait past the break.